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Health & Wellbeing

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”

For so many years the focus in both training and treatment has been on managing the problems that exist rather than preventing their occurrence.

This has very much changed since my initial training.

The science of happiness and well-being complemented by the neurosciences is one of the most interesting areas of mental health for me. We now know that there are habits and behaviours that can build resilience and be protective of mental health and wellbeing.

Wellbeing and mental health is viewed more from a perspective of balance, thrown out of balance when overwhelmed or stressed.

Just as exercise and diet are vital to a healthy body, social connectedness, finding meaning and purpose in what you do is important to mental health and well being.

Grief and Loss

Loss and Grief a part of all our lives Grief comes in to all our lives at some point Perhaps we instinctively think of grief as linked to death but in truth it is more correctly linked to loss Loss is something we can experience in many ways It may be loss connected to a
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Being Positive

Get In To The Habit Of Being Positive Positive psychology is producing a growing scientific basis for understanding positive emotion, engagement and meaning These states are valuable in their own right because they fight depression, engender more life satisfaction and
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